Poverty theology and prosperity theology are two opposing financial models which have been promoted in the religious world. These contrary theologies are supported by numerous scriptures which have been taken out of context and balance with the entire Word of God.Read more
There is never a convenient time to save and invest money. Many people, rich and poor, believe they cannot afford to invest. The truth is that people cannot afford NOT to save and invest. From the village farmer to the office worker, the best time to invest is now, even if the amount contributed is small. Most people can find something to cut out of their spending and invest that amount—the price of a soda, chips, etc. That which is small can become large through the power of compound interest. Consistent saving will accumulate through time, so start saving when you are young.
Research shows that money is one of the main reasons for marriage problems and one of the leading causes of divorce. Money issues can be challenging in the home but can be minimized by following biblical principles.
(Resolution Approved by Ministers of the Church of God in 1948 & 1961)
The ministers of the Church of God assembled at the Annual National Camp meeting (July 21-30, 1961) at Neosho (Monark Springs), Missouri, being aware of the present critical world situation and the urgent need for the Church to reaffirm its position in regard to participation in war, approved and adopted the resolution which had been approved by the ministers of the Church of God at the Oklahoma State Camp meeting in Guthrie, Oklahoma on August 13, 1948, which reads as follows:Read more
Obeying God Rather than Man
A conscientious objector is a person who refuses to serve in the armed forces or bear arms on moral or religious grounds. Historically, many conscientious objectors to war have been imprisoned and even executed when their beliefs conflicted with that of the government.Read more